Top brokers react to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2017

Thompson, Westwood & White

"A positive vibe"

Peter Thompson, managing partner at Thompson, Westwood & White Yachts, observes that while visitor numbers may be down year-on-year, the quality of clientele was more valuable.

Looking ahead at what FLIBS needs to do to retain its premium status among yacht shows, he added: “Prices need to remain reasonable for berths and companies exhibiting, and the organisers need to keep working on attracting new potential purchase and charter clients.”

Apogee, Skyfall and Atomic (pictured) were among the yachts represented by Thompson, Westwood & White at this year’s show.

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